Category Archives: CALI Spotlight

Posts by CALI staffers. Thoughts, opinions, and ideas about technology and innovation in legal education.

Announcing the CALIcon21 Conference Keynote Speaker Professor Michael Wesch!

The CALIcon21 Conference is pleased to announce that Professor Michael Wesch from Kansas State University will be our keynote speaker on Day 1 – June 2 – of this year’s conference. Registration for CALIcon21 Conference is available here! Michael Wesch … Continue reading

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New CALI Podcast – Classification of Collateral I: Discussions in Secured Transactions

This is the first of two podcasts by Professor Jennifer S. Martin that describe the process by which a creditor identifies collateral subject to a security interest under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. This podcast focuses primarily on descriptions of … Continue reading

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Changes coming to the cali.org website

We are making improvements to the CALI website (cali.org) to give a better user experience.  The changes in the new theme are to the fonts, colors, general layout, and menus to improve readability and enhance usability. Highlights:

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CALIcon Conference Registration is open!

Don’t miss out on the latest from CALIcon Conference!   The CALIcon Conference, also known as ” The Conference for Law School Computing® “, is one of the longest-running legal education conferences in the United States. The conference brings together law school … Continue reading

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The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Welcomes New Members to the Board of Directors

At its Annual Membership Meeting on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Board of Directors appointed five new members to fill the vacancy of outgoing Board Members whose term ended on January 1, 2021. The Nominations Committee … Continue reading

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New CALI Podcast – Discharge of Duties: Discussions in Contracts

This podcast by Professor Jennifer S. Martin discusses a discharge of duties such that parties do not have to perform their contractual obligations and cannot demand performance under the other party’s contract. Consideration is required to support enforcement of an agreement, including … Continue reading

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Press Release: The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Legal Research Revision Fellowship

The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) announces the formation of the Legal Research Revision Fellowship. (Chicago, IL) January 7, 2021 – Serving the need for law students to understand the law better, the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction establishes the Legal … Continue reading

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Download our new “U.S. Federal Income Taxation of Individuals 2021” casebook to assign for your classroom.

Death and Taxes:  Which one are you teaching? Easy adoption for your classroom This is the eighth version of this textbook, updated through December 2020 for use beginning January 2021. In addition to incorporating new law and all inflation adjustments, … Continue reading

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New CALI Podcast Available – The Basics of Consideration and the Bargain Theory: Discussions in Contracts

This podcast by Professor Jennifer S. Martin examines when agreements are enforceable as contracts because they are supported by consideration. The podcast looks at common descriptions of consideration, including benefit-detriment and “bargained-for exchange.” It also considers traditional issues of consideration … Continue reading

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New CALI Lessons Available (Podcast) – Good Faith: Discussions in Contracts

The topic of this podcast is the basic concept of good faith, with a focus on both subjective and objective good faith in the performance of contracts under the common law and the Uniform Commercial Code. Learning Outcomes On completion of … Continue reading

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